“Cucumber Pachdi” is a popular side dish made down south in India.

“Pachdi/Pachadi” is a simple raita. It’s made with curds and some sort of vegetable/ fruits and spices. This raita is served with main meals as an accompaniment.

But today, we aren’t talking about pachdi. We are talking about this amazing Pachdi drink that I tasted sometime last year at Mahesh Lunch Home.

The cucumber Pachdi that they served was cooling, refreshing, beautifully spiced, and perfect for summer.

So finally, I decided to recreate the drink in my kitchen using local cucumber, homemade curds, and spice.

Cucumber Pachdi

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: seasonal, vegan
Servings: 2
Author: Aditi Prabhu

Equipment

  • Mixing bowl

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium Cucumbers preferably green cucumber
  • 3/4 cup Curds preferably homemade
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 5-6 Curry Leaves
  • 2-3 tbsp Grated Coconut
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar *Optional
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients in the mixer and blend into paste.
  • Serve in a glass with ice.
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